John Randel Jr., the surveyor chosen for the job, was all of 20 years old.
There we picked up a surveyor—an officer whose business it was to make maps for the army.
No surveyor had ever happened along to give them their latitude and longitude.
The surveyor would stop with a sort of bovine surprise, and break out in irritable parenthesis.
He, the clerk, cook and surveyor consult over their Lords dinner.
The surveyor, who was seated beside the doctor, was a clever man in his profession, but little given to conversation.
The fee for the surveyor is small—only two dollars for each stake.
He saw that the surveyor, who had thus far kept in the background, was expostulating with the angry man.
The surveyor squatted in the field and carefully wrote the document.
When the messenger returned, he reported that the model had come from the office of the surveyor of the Navy.